Thursday, September 30, 2010

Beauty-full Tea

Beauty-full Tea This tonic is an herbal remedy that supports beautiful skin and complexion from the inside out, and helps to build the immune system -- providing strength and stamina to the body.

5 moringa tree leaves
1 cup red clover blossoms
1 inch slice of fresh ginger
1 teaspoon rose hips

*Note: You can find moringa tree leaves at your local seed store, online, or you can grow and dry them if you live in California.

Directions: Add all of these ingredients to your favorite pot of green tea and steep for 5 - 10 minutes. Drink throughout the day.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Watermelon Clarifying Face Toner

Warm Weather DIY Hair and Skin Care Recipes-
Watermelon Clarifying Face Toner

Watermelon is packed with vitamins A, B, and C -- all of which keep skin glowing, protected and healthy. To boot, this fragrant, rose-colored toner looks smashing in a glass bottle.

2 tablespoons fresh watermelon juice (see note below)
1 tablespoon vodka
2 tablespoons witch hazel
2 tablespoons distilled water
*Yields 4 ounces

Directions: Combine the watermelon juice with the other ingredients in a bowl and stir well. Pour into a clean bottle. To use: Apply to skin with a clean cotton pad.

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